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REPLAY: CFL issues fines to Bombers

UPDATE: We were live at the Paul LaPolice media availability session at 4 p.m. today. Watch a replay of the coach's comments at the bottom of the story.

WINNIPEG - A few Winnipeg Blue Bombers are a little lighter in the wallet today.

The Canadian Football League announced that four members of the club - head coach Paul LaPolice, DE Phillip Hunt, C Obby Khan, and DB Jovon Johnson - have received fines for comments made about the officials following Friday's heartbreaking 44-40 loss to the Montreal Alouettes at Canad Inns Stadium.

LaPolice was dinged $1,000 for his criticism, while Hunt, Khan, and Johnson were fined an undisclosed amount for their public displeasure. Those amounts are believed to be in the $500 range. The coach said in his media briefing today that the organization would not be picking up any of the fines handed out today.

The Bombers (3-9) take on the B.C. Lions (4-8) at Empire Stadium Saturday.

Watch the clip of LaPolice's comments below to judge for yourself.

adam.wazny@freepress.mb.ca

The comments that resulted in the fine:

 

 

Coach Paul LaPolice's response to the fine:

 

History

Updated on Wednesday, September 29, 2010 at 3:08 PM CDT: Adds live video player, and video clip of LaPolice's comments

4:39 PM: fixes link.

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